CREATORGoudsmit, Samuel A.
TITLESamuel A. Goudsmit Papers, 1921-1979: Series IV. Alsos Mission
DATE ACCESSED27 September 2017

This website contains the papers of physicist Samuel Goudsmit relating to the U.S. Army’s Alsos mission. Goudsmit was the physicist assigned to the mission to discover the Germans’ progress on atomic bomb development. The papers include reports and documents associated with the mission, correspondence with Paul Rosbaud - a German spy who resisted the Nazis and maintained contact with the Allies - and materials from postwar activities, including notes on Goudsmit’s book on the mission and publications associated with the mission. The primary materials available on the website are part of a larger American Institute of Physics' collection of documents featuring Goudsmit’s life and career. The documents are available through an application process submitted to the American Institute of Physics.

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